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Average Salary for Master Control Operator in United States

The average salary of a(n) Master Control Operator in United States is $47,867.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Master Control Operator in United States is $23.01.

The average bonus of a(n) Master Control Operator in United States is $842.00.

Job Description:

Prepares, operates, controls, and monitors television broadcasting equipment to transmit television programs and station breaks to viewing audience. Reads television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled to air. Verifies voice-over recording, using tape equipment, and informs supervisor of inconsistencies. Loads video equipment with videos containing program or station break or presses button on switching equipment to access video equipment. Subtracts preroll time from on-air time to determine at what time to begin preroll. Turns video and color monitors on and presses button to start videotape equipment. Observes scales in video and color monitors and turns knobs to set video and color levels to specifications. Turns knob to set audio level to specification. Observes clock and presses buttons on switching equipment to begin preroll and to transmit program or station break to viewing audience. Observes on-air monitor to ascertain problems with transmission, such as loss of audio or video signals, and presses buttons to access and transmit technical difficulties sign or station identification to viewing audience. Presses buttons to access voice-over recording indicating nature of problem, name of station or name of next scheduled program. Troubleshoots equipment and observes lights on transmitter control panel to determine cause and area of problem and informs engineering personnel of transmission problems. Records onto television programming log actual time program or station break was aired. Prepares report describing problems encountered during transmission of program or station break and reason for problems. May control transmitting equipment to route television program to affiliated station. May take and record transmitter readings onto transmitter log. May be required to hold license issued by Federal Communications Commission. Less

Prepares, operates, controls, and monitors television broadcasting equipment to transmit television programs and station breaks to viewing audience. Reads television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled... More

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